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Ant Swimming – Side View

Ant Swimming - Side View

Researchers at the University of Louisville studied the swimming behavior of two normally land-dwelling ant species (Camponotus pennsylvanicus and Formica subsericea) and found they use their forelegs to paddle and mid legs in a rowing motion. (Video originally published supplementary to Gripshover et al 2018, Annals of the Entomological Society of America.)

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